A Note From Dad


Sit a Spell

In the hurried days of my life, stopping to sit a spell with my Creator can seem like a chore more than I care to admit. Just a small sampling of how today’s conversation went.

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A Post-It Note From God

As I rushed out of the house at 9:00pm last night on the way to the hospital, I didn’t think to take a Bible with me.  By the time it crossed my mind, it was too late to turn back for it.  How could I not grab my Bible!?  Ugh! Stopping to fill the car

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Open Your Eyes and Be a Blessing

This morning’s time with God was challenging.  As are most of the conversations we have in which I actually talk less and listen more.  From 1 Corinthians 12:12-31: The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body.  So it is with the body of Christ.  Some of us are

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My god was not my God

I have come to realize I can’t go a day without it.  It’s 4 o’clock in the afternoon and while I haven’t touched it yet, I Can’t. Stop. Thinking. About. It. Like, really can’t stop obsessing with how good it’d feel right now.  It’s over on the kitchen counter staring at me menacingly.  Calling me. 

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If Not You, Then Who?

Son, If yesterday’s note wasn’t sufficient to caution you to the emotional turmoil that comes with the job of a firefighter, let me be clear in helping you see that.  Not to bring attention to myself or the battles I face, nor to glorify myself at all.  Not for any other reason than out of

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What Do You See?

What do you see when he passes you, red lights flashing and siren blaring as he clears a path to his destination? Do you see the pain and suffering he will see when he gets there? Do you see it? No? Open your eyes…it’s there. It’s a darkness that swallows him, pouring over his soul

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Gotta Get Outa The Way!

Are you struggling to overcome something today? Are you tired and weary? Is it not working out for you like you’d hoped? Does it feel like you take a step forward one day, just to fall back three the next? You’re not alone. The first three verses of Colossians 3 opens with, “Since you have

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